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Recruiting! TJBCM is seeking a new Senior Programme Manager for Novel Therapeutics Accelerator Programme

Recruiting! TJBCM is seeking a new Senior Programme Manager for Novel Therapeutics Accelerator Programme

Senior Programme Manager – Novel Therapeutics Accelerator (BTR-NTA) A unique opportunity to join a fast-growing cancer organisation working on transformational programmes, backed by the UK government and major cancer charities. This new role will launch and deliver an exciting programme funded by Brain Tumour Research, aimed at accelerating pre-clinical novel therapeutics for brain cancer into […]

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Six NHS Brain Cancer Centres Awarded Centre of Excellence Status Highlighting Commitment to Patient Care

With 12,000 people diagnosed with a brain tumour every year in the UK, there has never been a more important time to recognise the efforts of NHS staff committed to developing and improving brain tumour treatment and care. Six new NHS brain tumour centres have been awarded Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence status This award […]

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Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission launches new Academy platform and workshop series by and for NHS professionals to share excellence and advance brain tumour treatment and care

The Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (TJBCM) is proud to launch the Tessa Jowell Academy, a new free learning platform connecting the 28 NHS brain tumour centres which have participated in the Tessa Jowell (TJ) Centre of Excellence designation initiative. The Tessa Jowell Academy, open to all academic and NHS professionals affiliated with these NHS […]

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Two More NHS Brain Tumour Centres Obtain Prestigious Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence Status

The Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (TJBCM) is delighted to award excellence status to Barts Health and the Liverpool Network, joining nine other UK NHS neuro-centres as Tessa Jowell Centres of Excellence  The award recognises the hard work put in by NHS teams to provide outstanding treatment and care to brain tumour patients, a disease […]

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Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence Awards Ceremony

On the 8th of July 2021, the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission hosted the Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence Awards Ceremony to congratulate and thank the incredible teams of the first nine designated centres of excellence for their passion, hard work and commitment to excellence in the care and treatment of brain tumour patients. The […]

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Academy Programme Manager

Academy Programme Manager

The Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission (TJBCM) is seeking to recruit an Academy Programme Manager to support the Tessa Jowell Academy – a new network to promote excellence in brain tumour care and treatment through a multidisciplinary network of knowledge and best practice sharing. This is an exciting position with many opportunities to engage with […]

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Nine NHS Hospital Brain Tumour Centres Awarded Centre OF Excellence Status

With 12,000 people diagnosed with a brain tumour every year, there has never been a more important time to recognise the work of the teams that have helped patients through their brain tumour journey The newly introduced ‘Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence status’ recognises the delivery of outstanding care and treatment by NHS staff in […]

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Opening of the Tessa Jowell Centres of Excellence Application Round

As of today, UK neuro-oncology centres have been formally invited to apply for Tessa Jowell Centre of Excellence designation. An initiative to congratulate and reward UK Neuro-centres offering the highest standard of care under the NHS. Today, neuro-oncology centres across the UK were invited by the Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer mission to apply for an […]

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TJBCM Announcement on the second anniversary of Tessa Jowell’s Passing.

“Tessa Jowell Brain Cancer Mission reveals its exciting plan to award outstanding neuro-oncology centres ‘Tessa Jowell Centre’ status  – recognising centres who offer excellence in brain tumour treatment and aligned research with a strong focus on quality of life care”.   Today, two years on from Dame Tessa Jowell’s passing, Tessa’s legacy remains strong as […]

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Our Brain Bank: Free App to Tackle Glioblastoma in the UK

Last week, a few members of the TJBCM attended the UK launch of Our Brain Bank, a people-powered initiative designed to tackle glioblastoma in the UK. This free, certified app empowers patients and caregivers by enabling them to track their symptoms, test their neurological functions, and keep on top of their treatment schedules.  Users can […]

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